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<br />I <br /> <br />~ <br />~ <br />(Y) <br />(!J <br /><C <br /><( <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />May 2, 1985 <br /> <br />May 16, 1985 <br />293 <br /> <br />Inasmuch as detailed information had been received on several good used fire trucks <br />that are available for purchase, it was noted by Councilman Williamson that a motion <br />to advertise for bids listing minimum specifications would be appropriate. He moved <br />that the City call for proposals, with the bid opening to be at 7:30 P.M. on May 23, <br />1985, for one (1) used pumper type fire truck with the following minimum specifications: <br />CHASSIS: Enclosed cab, domestic make, gas or diesel engine, 5-speed trans- <br />mission, air brakes, 160-inch wheelbase or less, dual battery system <br />FIREFIGHTING SYSTEM: 1000 GPM pump 2 stage, 500 gallon tank minimum, <br />minimum of five 2t" discharges, two It" crosslays, one booster reel <br />w/IOO' of 1" hose, two 2t" inlets, two 5" suction ports, one electronic <br />siren, one beacon light, two front spot lights, two rear flood lights <br />GENERAL CONDITIONS: Supplier shall warrant or demonstrate that the fire truck <br />shall meet manufacturer's ratings; a set of operating and maintenance <br />manuals shall be included. <br />The motion was seconded by Councilman Quigley; voting was all in favor; motion carried. <br /> <br />Concern was expressed about the recent hazard to residents on Ross Avenue by ammonia <br />leaking from a storage tank in the Industrial and Manufacturing (I&M) Zone south of <br />Sunnyside Road between Maiben Avenue and the railroad. Public Works Director Hayse <br />Whiteley, explained that the tank belongs to a fertilizer company which has been in <br />business for some time at several locations in the area, and the owner has given <br />assurance that all safety precautions would be taken and there will be no further pro- <br />blems. Councilman Williamson mentioned that information about hazards like this was <br />presented at the last County Civil Defense meeting, and he pointed out that there is <br />a need to have some training on what should be inspected on such tanks so that the <br />Fire Department can make regular inspections. It was also suggested that a request <br />be made for the Health Department to inspect the tank. <br /> <br />A report by Councilman Quigley indicated that he had been contacted by some people <br />about the continuing ublic nuisance roblems (bottle throwing, loud sound equipment, <br />dogs, abusive language, etc. at the Labrum residence, 2295 Dove Drive. Attorney <br />Anderson noted that matters like this have to be referred to the Prosecuting Attorney <br />since State statutes are involved. In response t9.aninquiry by Councilman Quigley <br />about what can be done about the nuisance of an open basement on Matchpoint Drive <br />where construction of a new house was started but not finished, Attorney Anderson <br />advised that the owner can be given notice to take care of the problem and, if there <br />are no results, there can be follow up action through the City Council. <br /> <br />Claims to pay in the amount of $5,342.40 were approved, along with vouchers for dis- <br />bursements since the previous meeting totaling $7,044.59. <br /> <br />A motion to adjourn was made by Councilwoman Dille and seconded by Councilman Quigley; <br />voting was all in favor; the meeting was adjourned at 9:50 P.M. <br /> <br />ATrEST: 4~ <br />CITY CLERK <br /> <br />~ 11,~. <br />MA R <br /> <br />CITY OF AM]\~ON <br />May 16, 1985 <br /> <br />Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Mayor and City Council: <br /> <br />The meeting was called to order at 7:30 P.M. by Mayor Russell <br />following City Officials present: <br />Mayor Russell N. Swensen <br />Councilwoman Carol A. Dille <br />Councilman Merle J. Quigley <br />Councilman Thayle D. Monson <br /> <br />N. Swensen, with the <br /> <br />Absent: <br /> <br />Councilman Robert D. <br /> <br />City Clerk Deon Hemingway <br />Public Works Director Hayse <br />Attorney W. Joe Anderson <br />Engineer David E. Benton <br />Planning Commission Member <br />Williamson <br /> <br />L. Whiteley <br /> <br />Kathy Dansie <br /> <br />Others present during the meeting were Wm. T. and Ann Steinman of 3050 Ross Avenue, <br />Kyle Staples of 3170 Ross Avenue, Lori McMillin of 3256 Owen Street, James Leonard of <br />3270 Midway Avenue, and Arnold Smizer (City parks department employee). <br /> <br />The pledge of allegiance to the flag was directed by Councilman Quigley and prayer was <br />offered by Councilwoman Dille. Later in the meeting, the minutes for March 7, 1985, <br />were approved with a motion by Councilwoman Dille and a seconded by Councilman Monson <br />wi th voting all in favor. <br /> <br />The first matter of business was a public hearing on an application for a variance filed <br />by Wm. T. Steinman of 3050 Ross Avenue requesting permission to build an attached garage <br />with a sideyard of six feet instead of seven and one-half feet as required in the R-l <br />Zone. Mayor Swensen pointed out that notice of the hearing had been published and that <br />written notices had been mailed to adjacent property owners, but none were present to <br />make comment. In response to questions asked by the Mayor and Council members, the <br />Steinmans explained that they wanted to have a 28' x 30' garage so there can be two <br />